cardia car·di·a (kär'dē-ə)
n. pl. car·di·as or car·di·ae (-dē-ē')
The opening of the esophagus into the stomach.
The upper portion of the stomach that adjoins this opening.
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|